Yellowcraig

Beaches

    Yellowcraig is a natural cove beach with spectacular views to the 1885 lighthouse on Fidra Island, the inspiration for Robert Louis Stevenson famous tale Treasure Island.

    Yellowcraig is a natural cove, blue flag beach with spectacular views to the 1885 lighthouse on Fidra Island, the inspiration for Robert Louis Stevenson famous tale Treasure Island. It is a popular family beach, which offers a nature trail, barbecue site (which must be pre-booked with the council) and a network of footpaths through the sheltered woodlands and extensive grassland. There is a dog walk away from the beach where dog bins are provided and the beach is good for horse riding too. There are good pubs and restaurants in Dirleton. And the village also boasts a castle, managed by Historic Scotland, with superb gardens, in fact the castle gardens hold the World Record for the longest herbaceous flower bed!

    Road Directions

    The nearest village is Dirleton and the nearest town is North Berwick. The beach is within walking distance from Dirleton. The beach is sign posted from Main Street.

    Public Transport Directions

    The beach is within walking distance from Dirleton and there is a regular bus service from North Berwick.

    Transport within Scotland

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